Born 1967, Ainwick, Northumberland, England
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


Central St. Martins, London

Wimbledon School of Art, London


Lapses In Thinking By The Person I Am, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
Lapses In Thinking By The Person I Am, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (forthcoming)

Knickers, Berlin, Temnikova & Kasela Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
These Are Just Things I Say, They Are Not My Opinions, Arnolfini, Bristol, England

Mrs. Prude to Dr. Hole and Mrs. SXXXX to Dr. Serious, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Austria
Photographs You Take, The Schtip, Sheffield, England

Night Out, Simon Lee Gallery, London
Miss Austen Enjoys Photography, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany
Miss Austen Enjoys Photography, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland

Embryos and Estate Agents: L’Art de Vivre, Chisenhale Gallery, London

Therapie Thank You Thank You, MD72, Berlin
Therapie Thank You, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York

La Vie D’Artiste, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

How They Met, Part 1 – Mother and her House, with Sarah Staton, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Vienna
How They Met, Part 2 – Sex, with Sarah Staton, Galerie Gabriele Senn, Vienna

Hollow Inside, Galerie Neu, Berlin

Maids and Magnetism, Reena Spaulings Fine Art/371 Grand St., New York

Valerie, Secession, Vienna (cat)
Brute, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York
Brains and Chains, Cubitt, London
Things Without Futurism, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels

Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin
Costume, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt
Metalltanz, with Michael Krebber, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz
Felicity/The Pre-Empted, Galerie Neu at Cabinet, London, with     Katharina Wulff

The Hands, The New Art Centre, Salisbury
6 a.m Summer 201, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Serena, Kunstverein Braunschweig (cat)
Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna

Honour, without money, is just a disease, Succession, London
Marooned, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

Vicinage, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

Neu, Berlin

Persuasion, Neu, Berlin


Container and Contained, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
The Day Will Come When Photography Revises, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
Land’s End, Bodega, New York
Animal Photographers, Acude Macht Neu, Berlin

Curated by_vienna 2014, The Century of the Bed, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Ordinary Freaks. Dan Prinzip Coolness in Popkultur, Theater und Museum, KM Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria
The Marmory Show, Galerie Deborah Schamoni, Munich
One Shots and Imagines, Downtown Photoroom, Los Angeles

Better Homes, Sculpture Center, New York, curated by Ruba Katrib
Kappen, Hard Hat, Geneva
Photography Now and Forever, Mathew, Berlin
New Photography 2013, Museum of Modern Art, New York, organized by Roxana Marcoci and Katerina Stathopoulou
Door Between Either And Or Part 1, curated by Judith Hopf and Marlie Mul, Kunstverein, Munich
XOXO, Night Gallery, Los Angeles
Xerography, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Counter-Production, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria

Pictures Extra and Other, Galerie Helena Papadoupolos, Athens
The Avantgarde: Madame Realism, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
Making and Art, curated by Cosima Rainer with Anna Artaker and Christoph Meier,Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Tirol, Germany
Andreas Lærum’s Private Collection of Art, Bunker Almely, Asker, Norway
Films & Filming, organised by David Lieske, Bischoff Projects, Frankfurt, Germany
The Avantgarde: Madame Realism, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, Holland

At Home / Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg,
CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Saturday,
June 26, 2010 – Sunday, December 9, 2010
Filmschönheit, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Köln
Picture Industry (Good Bye To All That), curated by Walead Beshty, Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Old Ideas (kuratiert von Silberkuppe), Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel

Collecting History, Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Relax, MD72, Berlin
Instant Melancholia, Raum 121, Frankfurt
To Be Determined, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Olga Chernysheva & R.H. Quaytman & Josephine Pryde, Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis
Bulletin Board, Pro Choice, Vienna
PALINDROM. Oben und unten mit Rex Whistler & Friends, Hermes und der Pfau and W.O. Scheibe Museum, Stuttgart

Archeology of Mind, Kunsti Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa
Archeology of Mind, Malmo knostmuseum, Malmo
Buy No Wino Buy Lino By Bono, Hats Plus, London
Medien, Galerie CUC Charim Unger Contemporary, Berlin
L’Argent, FRAC Ile de France Le Plateau, Paris
Photography on Photography. Reflections on the Medium since 1960, Metropolitan Museum, New York
The J.G. Ballard Centre for Psychopathological Research presents: ‘Zodiac 3000’, International Project Space, Birmingham
The Coma Lounge Edinburgh, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Angelegenheiten, die sich daraus ergeben, Künstlerhaus Bremen
Imagine Action, Lisson Gallery, London
The Enforced Dress, Nordoesterreichisches Kunstraum, Wien, curated by Susanne Neuburger
Nadar Ahrimin, Matthew Ahnriman, Jonas Mekas, Jonathan Monk, Josephine Pryde, David    Wojnarowicz, Unosunove, Rome
Dorothea 2005-2006, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
Various Small Fires, Royal College of Art Galleries, London
Josef Strau and Galerie Meerrettich, Vilma Gold, London
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle

Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curator Bennett Simpson / The Power Plant, Toronto
The Dimes of March, Reena Spaulings Fine Art
beton wurst und andere teamgeister, after the butcher, Berlin
Optik Schroeder, Private collection of Alexander Schroeder, exhibited at the Kunstverein Braunschweig
Supportico Lopez 32, Neapel, curated by Gigiotto del Vecchio
The Top Room: A Retrospective, CHELSEA space, London
Artists’ Books, revisited, curator Matthias Herrmann, Art Metropole, Toronto and Printed Matter, New York
Art Metropole, Toronto and Printed Matter, New York (K)
Nolens Volens, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Temporary Import, curator Susanne Titz, Art Forum Berlin
Été Urbain, Galerie Gabriele Senn, Vienna
Critical Celebration, curator David Bussel, Galerie Karin Guenther Nina Borgmann, Hamburg

Summer Photo Group Exhibition, Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin
Galerie Rauhfaser, Hamburg

favorites +, Galerie Fortlaan, Ghent
Was Sie immer ueber Sex in Oesterreich wissen wollten, Galerie Academia, Salzburg

Museutopia, Karl-Ernst Osthaus Museum, Hagen

What’s Wrong, The Trade Apartment, London
Works on Aluminium Selected by Paper, White Cube, Bergen
Charisma, Glasgow Art Fair
Jewels-in-Art, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz (catalogue)

Walk 2000 at Succession, London
Coal By Any Other Name, American Fine Arts Co. Ltd, New York
Telescopic Memories, Orbit House, London
Cheated, A22 Projects, 22 Laystall Street, London
21st Gear, The Top Room, London
Hey, International Competition Style! TENT, Rotterdam

space, Witte de With, Rotterdam (catalogue: From #1)

Summary, Galerie Hoffmann und Senn, Wien
A to Z, the approach, London
Fast Forward Image, Kunstverein in Hamburg

Glockengeschrei nach Deutz, Daniel Buchholz, Köln (catalogue)
La Season II, Neu, Berlin

Photoworks, The Economist Building, London

Trial Balloon, New York

Radio Show, Unrealized Projects, Four Walls at Artists Space, New York

Trial Balloon, New York with Nicola Tyson, Sarah Staton & Siobhan Liddell
The Archaeology of Silence, London (catalogue)

Performance as part of Audio Arts Placement and Recognition, MOMA, Oxford


The Bear, the Duck & the Oyster


Contemporary Art Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Black Dog Publishing, London.

Zodiac 3000, Dr. Robert Laing and Karen Novotny

Various Small Fires, Royal College of Art, London
The Enforced Dress, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich

Make Your Own Life, ICA Philadelphia

Artists’ Books Revisited, publisher Art Metropole / Secession
The Top Room, publisher Jeremy Glogan

Valerie, Secession, Vienna (solo)

Serena, Kunstverein Braunschweig (solo)
Jewels-in-Art, publisher Galerie Bleich-Rossi

From #1, publisher Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

Glockengeschrei nach Deutz, publisher Cosima von Bonin, Daniel Buchholz, Christopher Mueller

The Archaeology of Silence, publisher Monika Oechsler

Tracking Zones, publisher moo.shwär’ roo ltd (solo)


Josephine Pryde: The Enjoyment of Photography, JRP Ringier (comprehensive monograph)

Madonna und Wir, Kerstin und Sandra Grether, Caroline Nathusius, Suhrkamp

It recites, Wenn sonst nichts klappt: Wiederholung wiederholen, materialverlag und b_books / polypen, pp 52 – 59

Blue Period, Sarah Staton Anti-paintings, Art Lab, London

In circulation, Sarah Morris, in Twisted, van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
What Do You Want To Do With Your Spade?, Cosima von Bonin, The Cousins, Kunstverein Braunschweig

Fabienne Audéoud, Of a musical disposition, Work and Leisure International, Manchester

Katharina Wulff, Kunstverein Bremerhaven


“Josephine Pryde at Arnolfini”, Contemporary Art Daily, February 12
Griffin, Jonathan, ’Josephine Pryde: Lapses in Thinking by the Person I am’, ArtReview (Summer)
Feiss, E.C., ‘Container and Contained’, Frieze d/e, (June/August)
Lutz, L., ‘A Freight Train to Depersonalize Objects’, SFAQ, (11 June)
French, A.,  ‘Josephine Pryde: These Are Just Things I Say, They Are Not My Opinions’, Photomonitor
(27 January)

Clark, Robert,  ‘Josephine Pryde. Bristol’, Guardian Guide (15 November)

Johnson, Ken, “Images Propelled Beyond Pictures”, The New York Times, September 12
Corbett, ‘MoMA’S “New Photography” Survey Shows the Medium Morphing Into a New Dimension’, Artspace (13 September)
Sutton, ‘Oldest Guinea Pig Portrait Found in the UK ?’, Blouin Artinfo (August)
‘MoMA’s New Photography 2013 Highlights Eight Contemporary Artists Whose Works Expand the Definition of Photography in the 21st Century, ArtFix daily (July)

Holert, Tom, “Test Subjects”, Artforum, April, p166-176
‘Josephine Pryde “Miss Austen Still Enjoys Photography”’ at Kunsthalle Bern’, Mousse Magazine (13 July)
‘Four Artists of Import: Moving Up’, Leap: The International Art Magazine of Contemporary China (4 February)

Noble, Kathy, “Josephine Pryde at Chisendale Gallery, July-August, Art Monthly,
Hafner, Hans-Jürgen, Autobiographical Twilight, Spike, No. 28, Summer 2011, 72-81
Matalon, Rebecca, “Josephine Pryde”, Kaleidoscope, Nr. 11, Summer 2011, p. 86
Prince, Marc, “Josephine Pryde”, Flash Art, March/April 2011, p. 127

Stillman, Nick, Josephine Pryde, Artforum, September 2010, XLIX No.1, p331-332
Fox, Dan, Josephine Pryde, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, Frieze, June, July, August 2010, p. 189.
Anastas, Rhea, Material Holes: On Josephine Pryde at Richard Telles Fine Art, Los AngelesTexte Zur Kunst, March, p. 163-166
Kitnick, Alex, “In Fashion On Josephine Pryde”, May, N.4, 06/2010, p.156 – 161
Latimer, Quinn, Critic’s Picks: “Old Ideas”,, February 5th, 2010

Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, Critics Picks: Josephine Pryde,, November 11, 2009
Pryde, Josephine, The Artists Artists: Best of 2009, Artforum, December 2009, p. 94

Buchmaier, Barbara, Critics Picks: “Medien”,, September 26, 2008
Rosenburg, Karen, Art Review: Layers to Comment on Layers of Imagery, New York Times, August 25, 2008.
Freudenberger, Annette, Von Zweien, die auszogen, Texte zur Kunst, Nr. 69, March 2008, p. 219 – 221

Graw, Isabelle, Josephine Pryde, Artforum, October 2007, p. 384-385
Stange, Raimar, Josephine Pryde, Modern Painters, September 2007, p. 100
Gordon, Margery, Miami: Communal Creations at MOCA & Galerie Perrotin,, June 8, 2007
Pryde, Josephine, Agostoni, Giorgio and Matt Williams, I mix them with my brains: A chatroom conversation with Josephine Pryde and Carmen Gheorghe, Various Small Fires, ed. by Royal College of Art, London 2007 (cat)

Johnson, Ken, Josephine Pryde: Maids & Magnetism, New York Times, May 10, 2006
Stillman, Nick, Critics Picks: “The Dimes of March”,, March 22, 2006

Widmann, Tania, Die Strenge Valerie, die fröhliche Valerie, Texte zur Kunst Nr. 57, pp page 189-191
Gronzka, Patricia, Besprechung Josephine Pryde, Kunstbulletin, 1/2
Khosla, Kiron, Joe’s Session,, January 15, 2005
Pryde, Josephine, It’s Beyond My Control, Merlin Carpenter at Kunsthall Bergen, Texte zur Kunst,Nr. 58, pp 175-180
Pryde, Josephine, It recites, Wenn sonst nichts klappt: Wiederholung wiederholen, materialverlag und b_books / polypen, pp 52 – 59

Hafner, Hans-Jürgen, Light and Shading: Bulloch und Pryde,, December 13, 2004
di Blasi, Johanna: “The Harsh Charm of Motorradkette”, Kölner Stadtanzeiger, no. 118, May 20, 2004, p. 33.
Archer, Michael, Josephine Pryde Cubitt Gallery, Artforum, May 2004
Bussel, David, Artforum picks: Josephine Pryde,, March 2, 2004

Graw, Isabelle, Identification of a Hen, Texte zur Kunst Nr. 49
Pryde, Josephine, Dream On: The Politics of Daydreaming, Texte zur Kunst Nr.52

Pethick, Emily, Josephine Pryde and Barbara Hepworth, artext, Summer, pp 84-85

Kempkes, Anke, Josephine Pryde: Serena, Camera Austria 75/2001, pp 95-96
Meixner, Christiane, Versuchsanordnungen, Frankfurter Rundschau, October 17, 2001
Krebber, Michael, Josefine, die Sängerin oder das Volk der Mäuse, Texte zur Kunst No. 42
Jasper, Martin, Hemd und Haeschen im Kaleidoscop, Braunschweiger Zeitung, Freitag, 27. April
Goetz, Karla, Surrealistische Altersschwaeche, Braunschweiger Zeitung, Freitag, 27. April
Pryde, Josephine, Video Interview with Anna Gollwitzer for talk tv 05/01, Braunschweig
Gregori, Daniela, Josephine Pryde with Gabriele Senn, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Saturday 3 February
Pryde, Josephine, Steven Meisel, Four Days in LA:The Versace Pictures, Texte zur Kunst No.43
Pryde, Josephine, Editor, DIAL, Summer issue, New School Online University, The New School University, New York,
Pryde, Josephine, Inside this Horizon, Made in USA No. 3
Pryde, Josephine, Blue Period, Sarah Staton Anti-paintings, Art Lab, London

Backhaus, Catrin, Dyed and Encircled, blitzreview no.588
Leeb, Susanna, Selber Hey, Texte zur Kunst No.38, pp150-155
Graw, Isabelle, Lose Enden, Texte zur Kunst No. 38, pp156-160
Frangenberg, Frank, Ausgestoßen, rotbraun, Kölner Stadt Anzeiger, 7 April
10×10 Exhibitions, Texte zur Kunst No. 40
Pryde, Josephine, current/SEE by the Michael Clark Company, Texte zur Kunst No. 39
Merlin Carpenter at Secession, Vienna, Modern Painters Vol.13, No.2
In circulation, Sarah Morris, in Twisted, van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Pryde, Josephine,What Do You Want To Do With Your Spade?, Cosima von Bonin, The Cousins, Kunstverein Braunschweig

Sarah Staton ‘blu jeans’, London, Texte zur Kunst No.36
Jane & Louise Wilson at the Serpentine Gallery, London, Texte zur Kunst No. 36
Sarah Morris at Oxford MOMA, Texte zur Kunst No. 35
Grenzmarken – review of Fareed Armaly’s exhibition “From/To”, Texte zur Kunst No. 34
 Key Debates, Everything 3.2
Shortcuts: Baustop.Randtstadt, Texte zur Kunst No. 32
Pryde, Josephine,Fabienne Audéoud, Of a musical disposition, Work and Leisure International, Manchester

Spiegl, Andreas, Summary, Springerin Band IV, Heft 3
Pryde, Josephine, Katharina Wulff, Kunstverein Bremerhaven

Harms, Ingeborg, Immer stark verschnürt und gefestigt
Frankfurter Allgemeine, Feuilleton, 5 April
Römer, Stefan, Josephine Pryde – Vicinage, Kunstforum No. 137
Hess, Barbara, Josephine Pryde at Christian Nagel, Flash Art Summer 1997
Pryde, Josephine, Discovering an Innate Sense, Texte zur Kunst No. 25

Pryde, Josephine, Stand review: Michael Krebber at Christian Nagel, Texte zur Kunst No. 19

Pryde, Josephine, Writing out of my armpit, Texte zur Kunst No. 11

Ackermann, Franz, Josephine Pryde – Persuasion, Texte zur Kunst No. 21

Cottingham, Laura, Art and Thought, NYQ, 15 December


2008 – present
Professor of contemporary Photography, University of the Arts, Berlin

Guest Professor, Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste, Wien

Dorothea-Erxleben Stipendiatin, Hochschule der Bildenden Kuenste, Braunschweig

Guest Professor, Klasse fuer Kunst und Fotografie, Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste, Wien